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Gary "Gunny" Hollingshead

July 13, 1942 - May 11, 2018

Gary “Gunny” Hollingshead died on Friday May 11, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born July 13, 1942 a son of the late Charles and Sarah (Heath) Hollingshead in Bellaire, Ohio.

Gary worked as a cement finisher for the Walters Construction Company.

He was a member of the Eagles #371, VFW Post 626 and the Sons of Italy #754.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, Charles “Chuck”, Thomas “Tom”, John, Bruce and Richard Hollingshead, as well as two sisters, Patricia (Clyde) McFeley and Edna Mae “Mazie” (Vern) Warner.

He is survived by his children, Gary Hollingshead of Moundsville, WV, Tonya (Steve) Sable of Myrtle Beach, SC, Jacob Hollingshead of St. Clairsville, OH and Heath Hollingshead of New Athens, OH.

In addition, he is survived by his siblings, Terry (Tammy) Hollingshead of Bellaire, Ohio, Shirley Brown of Powhatan Point, Ohio, Kay (John) Abrigg of Wheeling, WV and Sharon Kinder of Bellaire, Ohio.

He is also survived by a granddaughter, Kristen (Jeremy) Cecil of Moundsville, WV and two great-great grandchildren, Brayson and Taislyn along with several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906 on Tuesday May 15 from 1 until 5 pm.

Final disposition will be at the convenience of the family.

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Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

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